BIBLICAL ASTROLOGY

Muhammad Ali

Biography
Birth Chart
Death Chart
Conclusion
Birth Chart Planets

Biography

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 17, 1942, where the numbers mean:  1th month - unity, 17 - lawlessness, 1942 - Baal (42).  Kentucky is in the region of Pisces and the Levites.  His father painted signs.  Cassius Clay changed his name to Ali after joining the Nation of Islam in 1964.  He converted to Sunni Islam in 1975.

Cassius Clay began training to box at age 12 under a white police officer and boxing coach when he went to the gym to see the officer after his new bicycle was stolen.  He also trained under a black coach, Fred Stoner.  Clay won six Kentucky Golden Gloves titles, two national Golden Gloves titles, an Amateur Athletic Union National Title, and the Light Heavyweight gold medal in the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.  His amateur record was 100 wins and five losses.

Clay won his first professional fight on October 29, 1960.  He won the world heavyweight title over Sonny Liston February 25, 1964 in Miami, Florida when Sonny failed to answer the call for the seventh round after complaining of a shoulder injury.  In a rematch in May 1965 he knocked out Liston in the first round.

In 1967, Ali refused to be drafted into the US Army due to religious beliefs and opposition to the Vietnam War.  He was arrested and found guilty of draft evasion, stripped of his boxing title, and his boxing license was suspended.  He appealed the case all the way to the Supreme Court and eventually won.  However, he did not fight for nearly four years during the appeal process.

Ali defeated George Foreman by knockout to win the world heavyweight title for the second time.  He became the first boxer to win the lineal heavyweight championship three times.  In his professional career,  he had 56 wins (37 knockouts and 19 decisions) and 5 losses (4 decisions and one TKO by retirement from the bout).

Ali gained a reputation for boasting and deprecating his opponent before the match.  He concocted little rhymes and quips that often incited the crowd, and he even predicted the round he would beat his opponent.  He had done this sort of thing all his life, but he also did this to attract a bigger crowd and make more money.  He played mental games with his opponents.

Ali has been married four times and has seven daughters and two sons.  He first married Sonji Roi on August 14, 1964 about a month after meeting her.  They divorced on January 10, 1966 after she had problems with Muslim customs, such as dress for women.

In 1984, Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson's Syndrome, which was attributed to head trauma from his fighting in the ring.  However, he continued to appear as a public icon to support special events all over the world.

Religion

Ali was raised in the Baptist Church.  He called himself a Christian Baptist named Cassius Clay.  He was baptized in the Baptist Church when he was 9 years old.  A prerequisite for Baptist baptism is faith in Jesus Christ.  However, when he went to Miami to train professionally, Clay converted into the cult of the Nation of Islam.  So, it is quite possible as the Baptists say, "Once saved, always saved."

Birth Chart

Muhammad Ali Birth ChartThe Birth Chart of Muhammad Ali contains a Kite, a Plow, and an Horn along with a Stellium.  A Kite symbolizes the blessing, talent, and operational stability of a person who appears to soar over the problems of life with ease.  Ali's operational stability was demonstrated in the ring with his lightning fast eyes and agility.

A Plow is a sign of intensive suffering, like a person being plowed under.  The Plow in Ali's Chart points to the Red Planet in Aries, for a bloody leader, which describes Ali's fighting in the ring.  The Red Planet was in conjunction with Midheaven in Aries to symbolize a famous bloody leader.  As the heavyweight champion of the world, Ali gained world-wide fame.

A Horn is the sign of power.  Muhammad Ali was a powerful fighter.  The Horn was in opposition to the Kite and the Plow, indicating the conflict in Ali's life.  Not only was there conflict in the ring, but there was conflict in Ali's relationship with the authority of God and man.  He rejected God's authority to become a Muslim and thus set himself in opposition to the Abrahamic Covenant.  And he rejected man's authority by refusing to be drafted.

There was a de facto Stellium of four planets in Capricornus. which adds great power to the influence of the sign.  The Sun and Moon were both in Capricornus.  The Sun symbolized Gentile glory, and the Moon symbolized a cult.  Ali was a Gentile, who received glory in a worldly profession.  He joined the Nation of Islam and later Sunni Islam, both of which are cults.

The Ascendant Sign was Cancer, which contained the Last Adam, for scourging.  Scourging is one way of describing Ali's fights in the ring, as well as his problem with Parkinson's Syndrome.

Kite

President Reagan and Ali, 1-24-83A Kite symbolizes the blessing and talent of a person who appears to fly over the problems of life with ease.  Ali was a talented boxer, who danced around in the ring.  Outside the ring he was carried away with himself.  The Kite turned on the Sun in Capricornus, which symbolizes Gentile glory.  Ali was a Gentile, who received much glory from his boxing success.  He was a guest in the White House on January 24, 1983 (ref. photo).

The planets at the points of the Kite were:

  1. Last Adam in Cancer - scourging.
  2. Mediator in Taurus - success through a Mediator.  This was seen when Ali went to a gym to find a policeman after his bike was stolen and wound up being coached by the policeman.  He went on to become a boxing legend.
  3. Sun in Capricornus - Gentile glory.
  4. Redeemer in Virgo - a redeemer son.  Ali was the son who became wealthy.
Plow

The Plow symbolizes intense suffering.  A Plow directs the opposition of two planets into a third.  The planets in opposition in Ali's Chart are the Sun in Capricornus, for Gentile glory, and the Last Adam in Cancer, for scourging.  The opposition of the two was translated into the Red Planet in Aries, for a bloody leader, which symbolizes Ali's fighting in the ring.  It also symbolizes his suffering from his drunken father.  And it symbolizes Ali's problem with Parkinson's Disease, which resulted from trauma in the ring.

Horn

A Horn is the sign of power, corresponding to Ali's power as the heavyweight champion of the world.  The Horn in opposition to the Kite and the Plow symbolized Ali's conflict both in and out of the ring.  He became a Muslim and rejected the authority of the land by refusing to be drafted.  At the base of the Horn were the Red Planet in Midheaven for a famous bloody leader and the conjunction of the Moon and Savior Planet for a rescuer in a cult (Muslims).  The Horn pointed to the Redeemer in Virgo to symbolize opposition to a redeemed son, such as a true believer who had accepted the Redemption Solution.  Thus, the Horn symbolized an evil attack upon a redeemed son, corresponding to the son of the bondwoman persecuting the son of the free (Gal 4:29).

Stellium

The four planets in Capricornus formed a de facto Stellium, although they were not all in conjunction. The Stellium adds great power to the influence of the sign in the Chart.  Capricornus is associated with Gentile lawlessness, which characterized Ali.  He even defied the draft and appealed his case all the way to the Supreme Court.

The planets in Capricornus included the Sun and the Moon, as already discussed.  In addition, the Savior Planet in Capricornus symbolizes a rescuer.  He also secured the release of hostages from Saddam Hussein.  Ali donated millions to help people in need.  And the Morning Star in Capricornus symbolizes a Gentile king.  Ali has been compared to a Gentile king.  He was honored by the heads of state of many countries.

The other planets in Ali's Chart included the God of the Covenants in Aries, which symbolizes publicity, advertising, or loyalty.  From the earliest in life, Ali publicized himself.  He always called attention to himself, whether as the class clown, prince charming, or heavyweight champion of the world.  And the Almighty God Planet in Taurus symbolized a world leader, which corresponded to Ali as world champion.

Death Chart

Muhammad Ali Death ChartMuhammad Ali died of septic shock in Scottsdale, Arizona on June 3, 2016 at age 74.  His heart reportedly continued to beat for 30 minutes after his other organs had failed.  He had suffered from Parkinson's Disease for 32 years.  The Chart at the time of death contains an overturned Castle, Grand Cross, Horn, and Catwalk.  Three pairs of planets also symbolize a flood.

An overturned Castle symbolizes the defeat of a king with his loyal supporters.  A Grand Cross through a Castle symbolizes the Judgment of Jezebel (Rev 2:22-23).  This corresponds to Ali's Black Muslim faith and anti-establishment, rebellious beliefs, and it indicates judgment of his family and followers.

A Horn symbolizes power.  The Horn pointed to the Mediator Planet in Pisces, for a pastor or priest, corresponding to Ali's penchant for running his mouth.

The Catwalk is for crossing over a chasm.  The Catwalk stretched East and West with the Sun and Moon in Taurus setting in the West and the Red Planet and God of the Covenants in Scorpius rising in the East.  The planets setting in Taurus symbolized the end of glory and royal status:

  1. Sun highest glory
  2. Morning Star world conqueror (champion)
  3. Moon royal court, corresponding to the Presidents and dignitaries that held Ali in esteem.
The planets in Scorpius symbolized the rising legacy of evil:
  1. God of the Covenant final judgment.
  2. Red Planet bloody crimes (criminal suffering) convicted draft dodger and reversionistic crucifier of Christ (Heb 6:6).
Ali was raised in a Baptist Church and certainly appears to have become a Christian before he became interested in the Black Muslim faith at age 19.  However, he kept it secret for 3 years until becoming heavy weight world champion.

Conclusion

The Birth Chart of Muhammad Ali contains the signs of his great success, conflict, and intense suffering.  The Kite symbolizes his success as a boxer.  The Horn in opposition to the Kite and the Plow symbolized powerful conflict.  And the Plow symbolizes the intense suffering that he faced at home and later from the trauma he received in the ring.  The Plow pointing to the Red Planet in Aries in conjunction with Midheaven symbolizes a famous bloody leader, which characterizes the suffering of Ali the boxer.  Taurus contains the Mediator, which symbolizes the success that Ali achieved after he was introduced to boxing by a police officer.  And the Almighty God in Taurus symbolizes a world champion.

The de facto Stellium in Capricornus, including the Sun and the Moon, symbolizes Gentile lawlessness in Ali's life.  Capricornus is also the Descendant Sign.  All the strength of the sign was detrimental to Ali.  He needed the Spiritual life to overcome his problems with the flesh, but as a Baptist, he did not learn how to handle the Old Sin Nature.  As a slave to sinful desires, he fell for the Black Muslim cult and later the Sunni Islam cult.  He dedicated his life to boxing and became a world champion.  And he rejected Jesus Christ, probably after becoming a Christian, and became a Spiritual loser.

Ali's Death Chart contains awesome signs of the judgment of Jezebel and a Catwalk pointing East and West.  The judgment of Jezebel corresponds to the judgment associated with Ali's evil Muslim religion.  The Catwalk connects the death of the glory of the champion to the rise of his legacy of final judgment and bloody crimes as a social reversionist and crucifier of Christ (Heb 6:6).


Muhammad Ali Birth Chart Planets

Planet
Sign
Meaning
Sun Capricornus Gentile glory
Moon Capricornus Cult
Savior Capricornus Rescuer
Morning Star Capricornus Gentile king
Red Planet Aries Bloody leader
Almighty God Taurus World ruler (world champion)
Ring Planet Aries Publicity
Mediator Taurus Success through a mediator
Redeemer Virgo Redeemer son
Last Adam Cancer Scourging

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References

1.  "Muhammad Ali," Wikipedia Encyclopedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Ali
2.  José Torres, Bert Randolph Sugar, Norman Mailer.  Sting Like a Bee: The Muhammad Ali Story, (Lincoln, NE:  University of Nebraska Press), 2009.  http://books.google.com/books?id=ENqWLcbpIlMC&source=gbs_navlinks_s
3.  "Young Cassius Clay," William Nack, Sports Illustrated Vault, January 13, 1992.  http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1003337/1/index.htm
4.  Photograph Credit Ronald Reagan Library.
5. "Muhammad Ali," Univ. of Florida, date unkown.
6.  "Muhammad Ali's Religion: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know," Heavy, June 5, 2016.


Released February 5, 2010 - Revised June 6, 2016

Author: Larry Wood
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